About Us

Our Story…

In 1997, at a bus stop on Granville is where the future of Career Contacts was about to be born.

Career Contacts / Employment Unlimited bridges our relationships with our candidates and clients.  We are passionate about providing hiring solutions to our candidates and clients for a harmonious and success fit.  Our goal is two pronged: ensure you hire the right person for the right job and our job seekers find the right employer.

We have experience recruiting during the Dot Com Boom, the 2010 Olympics and the continuous economy of Canada. We continue to find innovative ways to provide recruitment services to our Clients and Candidates during any job market condition. Combined we bring a background in, Management, Psychology, Business Administration and Human Resources.

Our mantra of, “Right fit, Right Job and Right Employer” is always at the forefront.

Melissa Jaalaid

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Melissa is a born Vancouverite. She has fantastic customer service, people skills and recruiting.  She started her recruiting career abroad in Australia.  Melissa’s love for people makes her successful in placing staff.  When Melissa is not working she enjoys hiking in the mountains, running and family time.

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Danielle Zehr

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Danielle is the newest member of the Career Contacts recruiting team. Her focus is on temporary staffing. Danielle grew up in a small town in Ontario and recently moved to Vancouver to live her big city dreams. Danielle is a Gen Z, providing her with a great understanding of the newest generation that is entering the work force. Her background in hospitality provides her with exceptional customer service skills and a passion to help others.

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Andrea Reid

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Andrea grew up in small town BC before moving to Vancouver and starting Career Contacts.  Her exceptional networking skills have helped her expand the business and buy Employment Unlimited in Whistler and Squamish connecting the two.  Andrea lives in North Vancouver with her husband and 3 three young children.

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